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H.R.697: Three Kids Mine Remediation and Reclamation Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Joe Heck, R-Nev.
Total Cosponsors 3 (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Feb. 14, 2013
Latest Major Action July 25, 2014
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  • Bill introduced in the House   
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  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on July 8, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Three Kids Mine Remediation and Reclamation Act - (Sec. 3) Directs the Secretary of the Interior to convey to the Henderson Redevelopment Agency of the city of Henderson, Nevada, all right, title, and interest of the United States of the approximately 948 identified acres of Bureau of Reclamation and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land within the Three Kids Mine Project Site (the federal land).

Requires the Henderson Redevelopment Agency to pay the fair market value, if any, for the federal land.

Directs the Secretary to determine the fair market value of the federal land based on an appraisal that does not take into account any existing contamination. Requires the Henderson Redevelopment Agency to reimburse the Secretary for appraisal costs.

Directs the Secretary to prepare a reasonable estimate of the costs t...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 25, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-135.
July 25, 2014 Signed by President.
July 17, 2014 Presented to President.
July 10, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
July 9, 2014 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4355-4364)
April 8, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 353.
April 8, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Landrieu without amendment. With written report No. 113-147.
Nov. 21, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
July 23, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
July 22, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 22, 2013 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H4831-4832)
July 22, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 697.
July 22, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4831-4833)
July 22, 2013 Mr. Hastings (WA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
July 8, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 99.
July 8, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-137.
June 12, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
June 12, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 12, 2013 Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Discharged.
June 12, 2013 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
March 21, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Feb. 27, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
Feb. 27, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Feb. 14, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.